Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought

On: 25. Januar 2017
In: Robots
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Fear of job loss to automation is growing, with each announcement of exciting technological progress generating a backlash from those who could end up unemployed because of it. Amazon Go is eliminating the need for cashiers. Self-driving vehicles won’t need truckers and cabbies at their wheels. Artificial intelligence is beginning to diagnose disease, perform surgery, and even write films and articles. No job is safe forever, and we’re constantly being reminded of it, with little to no reassurance about what we’ll all do when computers and robots are running the world. A report released last week by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) offers some reprieve, bringing three pieces of welcome news.



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